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Reid: Progress made to resolve political stalemate

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatened default and end a two-week partial government shutdown as President... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2013

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Obama cites progress in talks; warns of default

President Barack Obama is sounding an optimistic note saying there has been progress in the Senate toward resolving a standoff over the nation's debt and the partial... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2013

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Dual crises: Shutdown, debt limit could merge

Democrats and Republicans regularly warn about the dire consequences of legislation they don't like. Often it's gloom-and-doom partisan hype. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2013

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Lew warns of 'irrevocable damage' from default

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Congress Thursday of "irrevocable damage" that an unprecedented federal default could cause, even as House GOP leaders considered a... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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Obama to seek opening with GOP leaders on shutdown

President Barack Obama is hosting top House Republicans to seek an opening in an impasse that has shuttered much of the government and threatens a catastrophic federal... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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